Halloween is the perfect time to get crafty! There are costumes to make, pumpkins to carve, and front porches to decorate… Just imagine all the ghoulish possibilities! Inspire your creativity and get crafting with Creativebug, one of WNPL’s online databases full of crafty prompts and instructional videos to get your creative juices flowing.
Check out these spooky craft favorites from Creativebug:
Halloween Pumpkin Carving with Courtney Cerruti
Sometimes you want more than a toothy jack-o-lantern welcoming Halloween guests to your front porch or dining room table. Courtney shows you how to borrow techniques from printmaking to create fanciful carved designs – in addition to some quick, non-carving ideas. You’ll have plenty of ideas for adding elegant silhouettes, glitter and geometric designs to your Halloween décor.
Haunted Gingerbread House by CBTV Live
Make sure Halloween is both spooky and sweet with this candy-coated haunted gingerbread house.
Crocheted Black Cat with Twinkie Chan
Learn how to make this spooky-sweet black cat with crochet designer, Twinkie Chan. You’ll learn how to work in the round using basic stitches, whipstitch everything together, and most importantly, embroider the face. This black cat is perfect for Halloween décor – or switch up the yarn colors and make it look just like your favorite kitty!
Kids Halloween Face Painting with Courtney Cerruti
Transform kids’ faces into Halloween classics with creative face painting. Courtney Cerruti shows how to use different kind of paints to create a tiger, zombie, and vampire. Once you’ve learned a few tricks about applying face paint, you can use it create any disguise quickly and artfully.
Spooky Transfer Votives with Courtney Cerruti and CBTV Live
See how Courtney uses simple image transfers to decorate spooktacular glass votives.
Find more spooktacular craft ideas on Creativebug by logging in with your WNPL library card number and searching “Halloween.”